me, whenever there is a data breach: programmers should definitely unionize
whenever corpers use software for blatantly evil stuff that gets people killed: yeah we should definitely unionize
whenever i meet another programmer: have you ever thought about... unionizing?
whenever i hear “meritocracy”: oof, sounds like we need a union
whenever another programmer mentions unionizing: solidarity forever! solidarity forever! for the union makes us strong
i am always two key words away from singing solidarity forever, and for our mutual safety i cannot reveal them
@inmysocks hah! you didn’t think it would be th— It is we who plowed the prairies; built the cities where they trade;
Dug the mines and built the workshops, endless miles of railroad laid;
Now we stand outcast and starving midst the wonders we have made;
But the union makes us strong.
For the union makes us strong!
Well, at least it gave us the 5 day work week. And the idea of vacation/sick pay. Job site safety. And a zillion other things we hardly notice anymore.
Unions have their shares of issues, but they are far outweighed by *not* having unions. Yes, programmers should unionize. Lawyers and doctors are doing it, too.
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